• 2017 Reading Challenge

    It’s a new year and I think it’s a perfect time to hit up a great reading challenge because we all need to get more reading into our lives. I’ll be sharing this on my social media as well as attempting to use Pinterest too, but that’s another hurdle, maybe one I’ll try to attempt this year? Who knows, anyway. I’ve never really played with reading challenges because, well except if it’s to read a number of books in a certain time…I’m okay at that (when I had much more time, I used to be a pro at it!) but this is new even for me. So, while this is…

  • Beyond The Great Divide

    I feel like I just stole a Linkin Park song title…oops. Today I want to talk a little bit about the all and mighty powerful Fear. Fear has been something that I spent my entire life dreading. As a kid I suffered from a case of anxiety that even my doctor didn’t know I had. It wasn’t until I was old enough to actually understand the symptoms that I even know it was a kind of anxiety problem and it seemed to stay with me for a very long time (even now I get mild cases where I have to check and recheck facts and places before I’m 100% sure…

  • Scribbles are Meant for Notebooks

    I was reading another chapter of Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott and she mentioned index cards and having one always on hand with her. I still think this is crazy, but I look at when this book was published and it all makes sense. Hitting 2014 everyone knows that technology is moving forward. It’s moving faster than we can comprehend but I still have a notebook with me. And a full paper diary. I plan never to change. Well hopefully. Everyone is out celebrating Valentine’s Day and buying flowers for their loved ones (or one of my high school buddies is trying to get a lemon out of her fiancé,…